Aggressive Juvenile Ossifying Fibroma –A Rare Case Report

Rukmini Swathi Thorati, Kundana I

Abstract


Juvenile ossifying fibroma (JOF) accounts for the most controversial fibro-osseous lesion occupying a subset within the spectrum of ossifying fibroma. It is distinguished from the adult group of ossifying fibromas on the basis of the age of the patient, most common site of involvement, clinical behaviour and microscopic features. JOF appears at an early age with 79% of the patients being diagnosed before the age of 15. JOF is considered by many to be a unique lesion because of its reported tendency to occur in children and its more complex histological features.


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